Mountain Medicine Fellowship - 2021 Applications Open!



Posted by Jeremy Windsor on Mar 17, 2021

Back in 2018 we launched this blog to highlight a new Mountain Medicine Fellowship that had been developed at Chesterfield Royal Hospital (CRH). Since then we've been joined by 5 fellows who've trained in Anaesthetics, Critical Care and of course, Mountain Medicine. I'm glad to say that they’re all still working with us in some capacity or another! During their time at CRH they've not only been studying for their Diploma in Mountain Medicine (DiMM) but also produced webinarscourses and online CPD, not to mention written papers, delivered talks and contributed to this blog!

From the contact we've had it's clear that many more have wanted to join us. Therefore we're really excited to broaden our Mountain Medicine Fellowship at CRH and give junior doctors an opportunity to work in a wider range of medical and surgical posts.

Details of the new posts can be found here. In short, they’re designed for anyone who’s completed foundation training and interested in a 2 year post that’s designed around the needs of the Diploma in Mountain Medicine (DiMM).

Fellows will have guaranteed study leave and funding to cover the fees of the DiMM or other related postgraduate qualifications.

If this sounds attractive to you, take a look at the job description and get in touch!

Find out more about the DiMM here

For more about life as a Mountain Medicine Fellow take a look at this.

Before applying please take a look at our blog. Want to know about how to manage diabetes in the mountains? Or how to climb 8000m peaks in winter? Or the impact of the latest typhoid vaccine upon children in Nepal? You can find all that and much more on the blog!


The Birmingham Medical Research Expeditionary Society (BMRES) and the British Mountain Medicine Society (BMMS) have joined forces to organise the 2021 Altitude Research Conference. The face-to-face event will take place in Birmingham on the 11th September. Speakers will include Peter Bartsch, Jo Bradwell and Chris Imray. There will also be presentations from members of the UK's leading research groups as well as ample opportunity for researchers, young and old, to present posters and short talks about their work.

Further details can be found here.

Information about applying for a FREE place can be found here.

If you would like to find out more about mountain medicine why not join the British Mountain Medicine Society? See this link for details.


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